Italy


4 Historical Towers with Incredible Views of Tuscany 29

  One of the first things I do when I arrive in a new city is head to its highest point, whether that be a hilltop or a tower.  I like to admire my surroundings from above in order to familiarise myself with the place I’ll be exploring for the […]


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Hanging out in Sassi di Matera, UNESCO World Heritage Site 11

Sassi di Matera Sassi di Matera, a Unesco World Heritage Site is one of the first human settlements in Italy. It was almost abandoned in the 50’s when the government forcefully relocated many inhabitants to the developing modern city. Many returned years later and today the city is thriving. It’s […]


Things to do in Verona 9

  Verona, a town known worldwide as the home of Romeo and Juliet has cashed in on the fictional characters from Shakespeare’s love story. The town is filled with tourists doing the pilgrimage to the Casa di Giulietta, Giulietta’s tomb and other spots that may have been mentioned in the […]

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florence

Things to do in Florence that won’t break the bank 13

  Spending any length of time in a big city can become costly. We recently spent a month in Florence and being on a tight budget we needed to find affordable things to do and eat. We were pleasantly surprised to discover many activities that cost next to nothing. Here […]


From Florence to Salerno, an Italian road trip 9

  From Florence to Salerno We’ve been on a few road trips through Italy in the past. We love the freedom and Tim loves to drive. This time we would be heading East, South and then West with our final destination being Salerno where we would drop the car off and jump […]

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turin

More Things to do in Turin 8

We fell in love with Turin when we were there recently. There is a long list of things to do and places to see, after sharing a few in an earlier post,  We thought it was worth sharing a few more. Take a cooking class If you enjoy food, learning to […]